Audra McDonald's new album, Go Back Home, marks a return to her roots in musical theater. Autumn de Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Audra McDonald, A Broadway Star Gone Roaming, Comes Home

After extended jaunts in TV and on the road, McDonald's first new album in seven years marks a return to her roots in musical theater.

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Why 'Edelweiss' Makes Audra McDonald Think Of Home

What song did you discover through your parents when you were growing up? For Broadway's Porgy and Bess star, a music box changed her world.

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'Porgy And Bess': Messing With A Classic

A new production of the classic Gershwin opera takes a surprisingly story-driven approach.

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